COP26 – Methane pledge signed by 105 countries in Glasgow

The methane pledge, announced by the US and EU earlier in the year, has now been signed by 105 countries at the COP26 conference. Key points of the pledge include:

  • Methane emissions cut by 30% by 2030
  • Global warming of 0.2 degrees would be prevented by the successful achievement of the pledge
  • China, India and Russia did not sign the pledge
  • The pledge is a target but does not include short term actions

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